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Hey guys. I'm looking for a way to connect my Sony Bravia TV (Model # KDL-52XBR9) to the Internet. Unfortunately it cannot be connected wirelessly. I have a Time Capsule with Wireless G network. Is there any device that will "pick up" that wireless signal and output it to an ethernet port? (Will an AirPort express do that? I have one lying around).

Unless there is an easier way (and I don't want a 100' CAT 5 cable running thru my house)

Thanks!
-Chris
     
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According to this website, an Airport Express can be set up in what you want, which is known as Wireless Bridge mode
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Hey guys. I'm looking for a way to connect my Sony Bravia TV (Model # KDL-52XBR9) to the Internet. Unfortunately it cannot be connected wirelessly. I have a Time Capsule with Wireless G network. Is there any device that will "pick up" that wireless signal and output it to an ethernet port? (Will an AirPort express do that? I have one lying around).
Unless there is an easier way (and I don't want a 100' CAT 5 cable running thru my house)
Thanks!
-Chris

You can always get a Sony UWA-BR100 USB Wireless LAN Adapter? it as seen below compatible with your TV

The 52XBR9 and the BDP-S560 can both use the UWA-BR100.

Using the USB Wireless LAN
Adapter
Connect the USB Wireless LAN Adapter to the USB port of a system (such as a TV, Blu-ray Disc Player, Blu-ray Home Theatre System, etc.). The optional product lineup differs depending on the area.

Specifications Standards Compliance:
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Host Interface: USB 2.0
Security: 64/128 bit: WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPS
Frequency and Channel*1:
2.4 GHz – 2.4835 GHz [CH1 – 11] 5.15 GHz – 5.25 GHz [CH36 – 48]
5.25 GHz – 5.35 GHz [CH52 – 64] 5.47 GHz – 5.725 GHz [CH100 – 140]
5.725 GHz – 5.85 GHz [CH149 – 165]
Data Rate*2:
802.11a/g: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9 and 6 Mbps
802.11b: 11, 5.5, 2 and 1 Mbps
802.11n: up to 300 Mbps (40 MHz/spatial streams: 2)

For additional information please see the product manual.
http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-documents.pl?mdl=UWABR100&LOC=3#

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WDTV Live with hacked firmware.. Long HDMI cable, or HDMI over cat6... Works great, had the same issue couple years back.
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Thanks guys, I'll give these a try and see which works best. Particularly interested in the USB dongle.

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